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Denmark’s Victor Svendsen has moved six spots up on the men’s singles world ranking list to occupy position no. 47. (Photo credits: Badminton Photo)
Victor Svendsen: It shows that my hard work is giving results
Date: 1/22/2019 9:28 PM
Published by : Lilit Poghosyan
Denmark’s Victor Svendsen has moved six spots up on the men’s singles world ranking list to occupy position no. 47.

The Dane played Malaysia Masters last week, winning two matches in qualifications to progress to the main draw and losing in the last 16 to Malaysia’s Daren Liew. Svendsen shared his thoughts about his ranking with Badminton Europe.

-I am happy to be in the top 50. It shows that my hard work is giving results and I am motivated to work even harder. 

-I have many tournaments in the coming months. I will try to reach the top 32, so that I can start playing bigger tournaments and of course develop myself even more as a badminton player. 

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Other changes

Rasmus Gemke (Denmark) has climbed one spot up on the men’s singles world ranking list and is currently ranked no. 19. Denmark’s Jan O Jorgensen has reached position no. 23 after moving three spots up. France’s Brice Leverdez is world no. 27, one spot up compared to last week. 

Last week’s Malaysia Masters women’s singles runner up Carolina Marin (Spain) has moved two spots up to occupy position no. 4 on the women’s singles world ranking list. Chloe Birch (England) has climbed five spots up, standing on position no. 44. 

Emilie Lefel/Anne Tran (France) and Selena Piek/Cheryl Seinen (Netherlands) are standing on positions no. 19 and 20 respectively. 

England’s Chris Adcock/Gabrielle Adcock have moved two spots up to occupy position no. 7. Marcus Ellis/Lauren Smith (England) are standing on position no. 13 after climbing one spot up. 

See the full BWF world ranking list here
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